44 Plays for 44 Presidents
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A chronological, biographical survey of the lives and presidencies of the 44 men who have held office so far. Their mistakes and successes are celebrated by a company of actors who take turns donning a star-spangled coat symbolizing each presidency.
Beginning with George Washington’s almost Eden-like perfection, the scenes shift frequently between the comic and the tragic, from Ben Franklin giving Thomas Jefferson a Borscht Belt-style roast, to the frank portrayal of William Henry Harrison’s life as an “Indian slayer,” and later the grim onset of the Civil War. Act II starts off the twentieth century with the assassination of William McKinley, moves through a Nixon-praising dance number, a George Bush Sr. mini-musical about dirtyView more
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- Student tickets are $7; adults are $16, and seniors are $12. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door, except at the student rate.
- Group rates for groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount for online purchases.
- Show runs May 17-20; All shows start at 7 pm, except for Sundays. Sunday shows are at 2 pm.
5600 Sunshine Drive, Austin, TX 78756